Adam Westbrook has been putting together some really interesting video essays on the artist world, and for his latest video, he’s put together a really interesting look at Vincent Van Gogh’s work ethic in an era obsessed with popularity.
This fully-immersive 3D version of The Night Café, by Brooklyn animator Mackenzie Cauley, will give you a good sense of what it would be like to live inside a Van Gogh painting.
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Over the centuries, it has been common to reuse canvases and paint over murals, meaning that many great works of art have been lost between layers of paint. Fortunately, modern technology and notes on the originals lets us see those hidden masterpieces once again.
A German museum is exhibiting a 3D-printed copy of Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh's ear grown from the genetic material of a distant relative.
Imagine, if you will, a feature-length animation about the life and death of post-Impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh. Now imagine that the animation is made entirely from paintings created in Van Gogh's iconic style, and you're beginning to understand why we're so excited about Loving Vincent.
Did you know Vincent van Gogh kept a sketchbook? Several of them, in fact. For years, seven of them were kept at Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum, hidden away in the institution's archives. Now, they've been unveiled for all the world to see in Molly Oldfield's The Secret Museum.
In the 10th episode of the fifth season of Doctor Who, the Doctor visited Vincent Van Gogh and destroyed an alien monster only the artist could see. In real life... well, apparently the same thing happened, because that totally looks like the TARDIS is in that recently revealed new Van Gogh painting.
Back in 1908, a Norwegian collector was told that what he thought was a Van Gogh oil landscape was actually a forgery. So he tucked it away in his attic where it languished for six decades. Now, art experts have authenticated the piece — and it is indeed a Van Gogh.
Artist Luca Agnani uses 3D animation and visual mapping to bring Vincent Van Gogh's classic paintings to life. It's almost a little spooky.
Watch Vincent van Gogh's intense self-portrait transform from colorful oil painting into an intense stare-down, thanks to photographer Tadao Cern. All it took was a bit of Photoshop to morph the 1889 painting into a really intense Facebook profile pic. Watch the magic!
Behold a famous painting of the stars — recreated entirely using billions of other stars, planets and everything else that fill the night sky. Harvard astronomer Alex Harrison Parker created this version of "Starry Night" by pulling images captured by the Hubble telescope and forming them into the perfect mosaic…
Vincent Van Gogh's The Starry Night evokes much of the majesty of the night sky while presenting it in a new and deeply individual light. Alex Ruiz's digital painting reinterprets Van Gogh's work, imagining how the sky might have looked the night the artist was inspired to paint it.
It may not have the luminosity of Van Gogh's original painting, but FlippyCat's is an impressive feat in itself. This 7,000-domino construction dissolves into a neat simulacrum of The Starry Night.
Painter Hillary White takes classic works of art and throws in familiar characters like Boba Fett, xenomorphs, and Skeletor. The ensuing pieces delight, induce fright, and resemble yard sale kitsch sold in the seventh circle of the underworld.
This portrait of two half-naked wrestlers was painted by Vincent Van Gogh when he was an art student in Antwerp. It's been hiding in plain sight for over 125 years, and its discovery also confirmed another disputed Van Gogh painting.
Over in South Korea, an art exhibition with a twist has opened, allowing people to get up close to Van Goghs, Monets and Millets for the first time. If you call Samsung TVs displaying the artwork an "exhibition," anyway. [AkiNews]
The work of Vincent Van Gogh may be among the greatest artistic achievements in human history, but barely a century after his death his work is already starting to fade. The bright yellows of his paintings are turning to a murky brown. But this isn't any ordinary decay - and scientists used a particle accelerator to…